Marty Skeels

Martin Skeels joined Pankow Associates in 2011 as an Account Executive based in the Minneapolis area. Marty has had extensive experience in the industry, most recently operating his own brokerage business representing product categories that included OTC branded and private label products, as well as furniture, storage, electronics and hardware. He sold his lines to trade accounts such as Target, SuperValu, Menards, ShopKo and Wal-Mart and is most familiar with the various policies and procedures that are required to do business with these major retailers.
Prior to becoming an independent representative, Marty served as National Sales Manager for Talon Systems Inc., a manufacturer of ready-to-assemble furniture and organization systems. Before that he was a National Account Executive for the wholesale hardware company Farwell Ozmun & Kirk managing 22 full and part-time service people, while handling Target and ShopKo as his personal accounts. Martin received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 at Northeast Missouri State University. Currently Marty represents our principals to category managers at SuperValu, Hy-Vee, Certco, and Schnucks.